Careers

AT HENDERSON, CAVERLY & PUM (HCP)

In the HCP Team, you will find that our Core Values are at the heart of our identity: 

  • Excellence & Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Respect for Each Other
  • Sustainable Growth & Profitability
  • Outstanding Work Environment

Our success is derived from our people. This is demonstrated by our team’s commitment to our core values through integrity, pursuit of excellence, and support for one another. Our culture is fostered through providing mentorship opportunities for the best and brightest to learn and grow, collaboration for thoughtful solutions, and celebrating our team’s successes, both as an individual contributor and as a team.

To cultivate HCP’s balanced environment, we provide:

  • Competitive Benefits & Compensation;
  • Technical tools to enable each Team Member to work effectively and efficiently; and
  • Foster a Diverse & Inclusive Working Environment.

TO JOIN THE HCP TEAM

We look to attract and motivate dynamic legal and administrative professionals who have experience in or looking to work within our firm’s specialty practice areas. If these values and environment resonate with you, we invite you to reach out and connect with us to discuss current open positions or other opportunities to join our team.

If you are interested in learning more about our open positions and joining our team, please forward via email your Resume with Cover Letter to careers@hcesq.com.  In the Subject Line please enter the position of interest.


OPEN POSITIONS

Family Law Paralegal

We are seeking a family law paralegal for our dynamic family law partner who manages a demanding litigation practice.  The ideal candidate will have experience working with multiple attorneys, confidence working in a high-speed environment, adaptable to changing priorities and flexible taking on a diverse task list.  Our standard office hours are Mon-Fri 8:00a-5:00p and paralegals are expected to bill 120 hours per month. 

Responsibilities include, but not restricted to:

  • Preparation of supporting documentation, including drafting and editing of schedule of assets and debts and income and expense declarations, client intake forms/information, retainer agreements, conflict checks, and analysis of client needs
  • Retrieving and cataloging client supporting financial documents.
  • Prepare and process legal documents related to divorce and mediation with the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego Family Law Division. (Central, East County, South Bay, and Vista Divisions.)
  • Provide paralegal assistance to all attorneys as requested regarding family law cases, hearings, depositions, and court scheduling.
  • Conduct research, summarize and report findings.
  • Manage active chart of client matters, filing of court documents, and court deadlines.
  • Managing the client/attorney calendaring and status of phone calls, physical and electronic correspondence, in-person meetings, appearances, hearings, and document folders for client and Firm records.
  • Client communication – telephone calls, conference calls, e-mail correspondence, mailing and faxing documents, in-person meetings.
  • Updating Firm calendar with administrative deadlines.
  • Coordination with legal secretaries and other practice groups to establish and maintain best-practice protocols for document standardization and versions.
  • Administrative and clerical duties where necessary.

 Qualifications:

  • Practicing family law paralegal experience for at least three years.
  • Experience with calendaring and legal research and drafting legal documents.
  • Experience with document production and organization, calendar management, client services and communication.
  • Professional knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio).
  • Familiarity with Timeslips, Westlaw, Abacus, and all other reference materials or software used by the firm.
  • Experience with local rules, California rules of court, and forms and filing procedures in different courts preferred.
  • Ability to work well within a team and support multiple attorneys.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize workloads with changing priorities.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use good judgment.
  • Excellent editing, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Detailed and deadline-oriented.
  • Proactive and service-oriented with a client-centric mindset.
  • Ability to prioritize workloads with changing priorities.
  • Ability to adhere to timekeeping (including punctuality) and other general policies and procedures.

This position is full-time, non-exempt/hourly.


Bookkeeper/accountant

We are seeking an experienced bookkeeper or accounting professional to join the team. This position will report directly to the COO/CFO and will handle a variety of accounting tasks, including but not limited to accounts payable and receivable, bank deposits, bank and merchant accounts reconciliation, financial statements preparation and analysis, assisting in the development of budget and cash flow forecasting and monitoring, reviewing variances, maintaining general ledger, making journal entries, year-end preparation, reports generation, vendor relations, etc.

 Qualifications

  • Full Cycle Bookkeeping. 
  • Manage all aspects of A/R, A/P and Billing. 
  • Reconcile monthly credit card statements.
  • Monthly P&L and balance sheet.
  • General Ledger maintenance. 
  • Process/reconcile 1099 reports.   
  • Manage all aspects of A/R, A/P and Billing
  • Detailed and deadline-oriented.
  • Strong Quickbooks skills.  
  • 3 years accounting/bookkeeping experience.
  • Proficient with Quickbooks and Excel.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 

This position is full-time, non-exempt/hourly.